As it happenedended1464351823

Jose Mourinho to Manchester United live: New manager claims 'I prefer to forget the last three years'

Follow the latest developments as Manchester United confirm Mourinho as Louis van Gaal's successor

Jose Mourinho leaves his home in central London
Jose Mourinho leaves his home in central London

Jose Mourinho has been named Manchester United manager after the club released a statement to confirm his appointment, with the former Chelsea boss signing a three-year deal at Old Trafford. Follow the latest here.

Follow the latest news live below...

Please allow a moment for the blog to load...

Mourinho will take charge of an England XI in the annual SoccerAid match at Old Trafford on 5 June, but he is unlikely to be presented to the media as United manager until after the Euro 2016 Championships.

1464345764

Is Mourinho also set to become United's social media editor? 

Jack de Menezes27 May 2016 11:42

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

View comments